All Reviews

age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
age 10+
 
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Memory-grabbing creative wonderland has in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 10+
 
Blatant Frozen rip-off is inappropriate for small kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting adventure pits Heron crew against cult assassins.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
age 10+
 
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
age 10+
 
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
 
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Poignant middle school novel has great humor and depth.
By Mark Goldblatt
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Quirky platform adventure with tween boy humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
September heads for underworld in stunning Fairyland sequel.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2012)
age 10+
 
Exciting, complex sequel a mix of politics and compassion.
By Shannon Hale
(2012)

Pages